GSI outdoor pan tips: What is Hard Anodizing? It is a process alters and hardens the structure of an aluminum cookware surface, making it incredibly abrasion resistant. If done properly, an anodized surface can be twice as hard as stainless steel. This gives you the best attributes of a very hard surface treatment with the quick, even heat transfer of aluminum The process seals the aluminum, preventing any direct contact between the core and food.
I like the concept on non-stick but I keep having to buy a new pan every year or two because the coating wears off. Are there any non-stick pans out there that actually work well, are eas and are durable?
It's not always easy or convenient for me to cook outdoors, but sometimes I really crave a grilled steak. I'm thinking of buying a grill pan for indoors. Is there any one in particular you'd recommend?
I want one of those shiny black cast-iron pans without having to wait for years to achieve the finish, or for my grandmother to hand-down hers. Are there any cast-iron pans out there that have that finish already?
I'd like to cook more, but I am often just too tired and time-constrained when I return home. Do you have any suggestions for streamlining dinner preparation so I can put together a healthy, good tasting meal fast?